Lemon-bellied Flyrobin Microeca flavigaster
(aka Lemon-bellied Flycatcher)
Lemon-bellied Flycatcher, Paluma, Queensland, Australia, December 2010 - click for larger image Australia

The Lemon-bellied Flyrobin is distributed in north and northeastern Australia and in Papua New Guinea. It is found in tropical forest and woodland, eucalypt forest and mangroves.

Lemon-bellied Flycatcher, Mareeba, Queensland, Australia, November 2010 - click for larger image

Photos 1 and 2 show the race M. f. flavissima from Queensland which has richer yellow underparts, a greyer breast area and a less distinct supercilium than the nominate race of Northern Territory shown in photos 3 and 4. The race M. f. tormenti found in the north of Western Australia has buffy-grey underparts and no lemon. It is classified by the HBW and Birdlife International checklist as Kimberley Flyrobin M. tormenti.

Lemon-bellied Flycatcher, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, October 2013 - click for larger image

Lemon-bellied Flycatcher, Kakadu, Northern Territory, Australia, October 2013 - click for larger image

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